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VFX Vets Christian Irles, Joern Grosshans Join Image Engine

Oscar-nominated visual effects studio Image Engine has added visual effects supervisors Christian Irles and Joern Grosshans to its Vancouver headquarters roster. The new appointments ... Continue Reading →
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Effects MTL Talks ‘Avengers,’ ‘Blade Runner,’ ‘Shape of Water’ in Montreal

The fourth edition of Effects MTL will gather the VFX and animation community together once more in the Palais des Congres in Montreal, June 5-6, for a lineup of sessions covering the ... Continue Reading →
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Meg Guidon to Lead nineteentwenty’s New Longform VFX Dept.

VFX post-production vet Meg Guidon has joined London-based nineteentwenty to lead the company’s new longform visual effects department. Guidon will apply her two decades of career ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Indie Animation, Blockbuster VFX Join Lineup

Organizers of the FMX 2018 conference on animation, effects, games and immersive media have added even more informative, inspiring sessions to this year’s schedule — plus the ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Secures $70M Financing Package from Pemberton

Cinesite Studios has completed a long-term financial plan with diversified asset manager Pemberton, which will provide an initial funding chunk of $40 million to cover the group’s ... Continue Reading →
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Tara Kemes Appointed GM of Cinesite Studios Vancouver

Cinesite Studios announced the appointment of Tara Kemes as General Manager of its feature animation operation in Vancouver. Taking over from Nicole Stinn, Kemes will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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The Star: In A Different Light

Sony Pictures Animation delivers a new perspective on the nativity story in The Star. Christmas movies are ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Tapped to Animate MGM’s ‘Addams Family’

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has announced that digital entertainment outfit Cinesite Studios will provide CG animation and VFX for its upcoming feature film based on the macabre panel ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Global Picks Up ‘Gnome Alone’ & ‘Charming’

Newly minted LA-based distributor Smith Global Media is continuing its aggressive release slate build-up by picking up animated family features Gnome Alone and Charming. Featuring star-studded ... Continue Reading →
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Cinesite Acquires Vancouver Animation Studio Nitrogen

Cinesite Studios has acquired full-service animation facility Nitrogen Studios Canada, Inc., based in Vancouver. The studio employs 70 creative and production staff, and is best known ... Continue Reading →